Country Holidays for Inner City Kids Grant Success

Motion Number: S4M-14658
Lodged By: Richard Simpson

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Country Holidays for Inner City Kids (CHICK), which is based in the Mid Scotland and Fife region, on its recent £14,368 Young Start award; notes that Young Start offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 for up to two years to support programmes for eight to 24-year-olds, and understands that CHICK will use its grant to allow 16 disadvantaged young carers to benefit from a week of respite care at one of its countryside retreats.

Taymara Awarded £49,940

Motion Number: S4M-14659
Lodged By: Richard Simpson

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates Taymara, which is based in the Mid Scotland and Fife region, on its recent £49,940 Young Start award; notes that Young Start offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 for up to two years to support programmes for eight to 24-year-olds, and understands that Taymara will use its grant to help fund phase one of its R&R project, which will aim to allow 30 young offenders who have been released from prison to receive training and support to further their work experience and help them to secure employment.

World Radiography Day

Motion Number: S4M-14656
Lodged By: Richard Simpson

Motion Text:

That the Parliament acknowledges that World Radiography Day is marked annually on 8 November on the anniversary of the discovery of x-radiation by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895; understands that radiographers worldwide use the day to promote radiography as a career choice, promote its vital contribution to modern healthcare and as an opportunity to increase public awareness of the two types of radiography; notes that these are diagnostic imaging, in which methods such as x-ray and ultrasound are used, and radiation therapy, which uses methods such as radiography to treat people with cancer; notes what it sees as the importance of radiography to healthcare, and commends Bayer HealthCare on sponsoring World Radiography Day.